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are not backed up by deeds." today president obama will wrap up a two-day fund-raising trip in california. yesterday he spoke at a fund-raising concert with performances by john bon jovi and katy perry. and he attended a fund-raising dinner. >>> virginia's u.s. senate candidates will hold their second debate today. republican george allen and democrat tim kaine will square off in richmond. a recent wall street journal/marist poll shows tim kaine pulling ahead. david gregory moderated the debate last month. >>> today a warning that china's two leading technology firms pose a major security concern to the u.s. there's a live look at the capitol. after a year long investigation, the panel is warning the government, as well as private businesses, to avoid poway technologies and zte corporation. those companies are among the world's leading telecommunications companies. both deny posing a threat to the u.s. >>> and venezuela's president hugo chavez wips a third term in office. the electoral council announced that chavez won by a narrow margin. it ends a bitter campaign in which chavez denied u
of southern california. police say the victim was surfing in southern california when a shark bit him. a friend was able to drag him out of the water, but he died before paramedics got there. there were no shark warning signs posted in that area, but police say shark sightings are not rare in that area. >>> the powerful storm sandy is expected to strengthen into a category 1 hurricane today. computer models show the system will cut right over kingston, jamaica, and resort areas. the tropical storm is already drudging parts of jamaica with steady rain. people are already boarding up homes and stocking up on supplies. the storm is not expected to pose a threat to the gulf of mexico. hurricane season ends november 30th. >>> a fast moving wildfire is threatening hundreds of homes in colorado. deputies in custer county west of pueblo are evacuating more than 300 homes. firefighters say it started yesterday at one home and quickly spread to nearby brush. winds up to 80 miles an hour helped fan the flames. lower winds today could help firefighters gain control of this fire. >>> 13 before the
-raising trip in california. yesterday he spoke at a fund-raising concert with performances by john bon jovi, stevie wonder, and katy perry. he poked a little fun at himself and his recent debate performance. >> and everybody here is incredible professionals. they're such great friends, and they just perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> last night mr. obama also attended a $25,000 per person fund-raising dinner. tomorrow the president will hit the campaign trail in ohio. >>> virginia's u.s. senate candidates will hold their second debate today. republican george allen and democrat tim kaine will square off in richmond. a recent nbc/wall street journal/marist poll shows kaine pulling ahead of allen 49-44%. david gregory moderated their first debate last month. >>> today controversial ads will be popping up in some metro stations and on some metro buses. the ads equate muslim radicals to savages, and they'll be displayed at the georgia avenue, petworth, "u" street, takoma, and glen mont stations. the american defense initiative created the ads, and metro didn't
. this is a test scoop done here early on in a lab in california. the soil samples collected by curiosity will be crucial in determining if the red planet ever supported life. it is scheduled to make that first scoop in the next two or three weeks. >> does nasa have evidence that it's not a footprint? >> that's a good question. that's an excellent point. >>> 5:11. time for weather and traffic on the ones. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein with a gorgeous day ahead. hi, tom. >> off to a chilly start. 50s much of the region under a clear sky. including hagerstown, our hometown forecast location. by 7:00 a.m., bright sunshine, mid-50s. by noontime, near 70, bright and sunny. for the entire region today, we will have low humidity in place. afternoon highs, low 80s. lots of sun and a blue sky. a delightful day. a look at tonight, the weekend, and into next week. big changes on the way. that's in ten minutes. how's traffic now, danella? >>> checking out things along i-95 in virginia, what i'm doing is looking for accidents, road work, delays. travel lanes are open. here's a live look as yo
are not backed up by deeds." >> today president obama will wrap up his two-day fund-raising trip in california. he will announce the establishment. caesar chavez national monument. yesterday the president spoke at a fund-raising concert. he poked a little fun at himself as well and his recent debate performance. >> everybody here is incredible professional, they're such great frep friends, and they just perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> last night mr. obama also attended a $25,000 per person fund-raising dinner. tomorrow he will hit the campaign trail in ohio. >>> the pressure is on for this thursday's vice presidential depate. vice president joe biden is taking a break from the campaign trail to prepare. biden has suggested he wants to address the differences between himself and his republican counterpart in the aftermath of president obama's lackluster performance and his debate with rommy. ♪ kid rock is joining republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan on the campaign trail today. the singer is attending a rally for ryan tonight in rochester, mic
"endeavour" was traveling as it made its way to the new home at the california science museum. it took "endeavour" three days to travel 12 miles. it arrived 17 hours late. the shuttle had trouble making sharp turns. and navigators had to make sure the shuttle would not clip trees or bring down light poles. 6:21. >> that's our time right now, and tom kierein has the forecast. >> the whole time his left blinker was on. >>> as we get started this morning, you're going to need an umbrella as you head out the door. no rain here now. we do have a few sprinkles out of the mountains of western maryland, parts of west virginia headed north and east. most of the morning ought to be dry. it's a bit blustery. the leaves are swirling around. we've had winds gusting around 20 miles an hour. we're in the 60s from the bay all the way to the mountains. here's your storm team 4 forecast. greater chance of showers this afternoon. high near 70. tonight as we clear out and sunny tomorrow, chilly start, afternoon highs low to mid-60s. a bit milder wednesday, thursday, friday. might get showers friday mornin
will be moving very slowly as well, only 2 miles an hour. it's going on display at the california science museum. >>> the mars land rover curiosity appears to have made a very surprising yet familiar find on the red planet. while testing rocks for chemical compositions, curiosity uncovered a rock that is the first of its kind on mars but very similar to the ones that are often found here on earth around hawaii and other pacific islands. nasa, though, is being very careful when it comes to describing what this means. curiosity landed there in august and is trying to uncover whether there was ever life on mars. >>> the defense department is hoping the government and businesses can come together to stop cyber attacks. defense secretary leon panetta says a public-private partnership is needed to help security. it comes as iran made a series of cyber attacks on oil and gas companies in the persian gulf. they appear to be in retaliation for sanctions against the country. panetta called those attacks possibly the most destructive the private sector has seen yet. >>> western ammunition and military supp
raising money for michael and lauren who are the stars of show. michael came all the way from california and lauren from california. she is the star of the show "glee" and so michael has an incredible job out in a law firm in california. these are great success stories and we're raising money to support people like this. >> how much are you hoping to raise today? >> we hope about 2.5 million and 25 hundred participants. we keep growing it every year. this is our third ride around the country. my sister maria did one up in boston with tom brady and we're adding one in miami, too. >> reporter: you have some pretty famous athletes. >> carl lewis leads our 5-k run, in my opinion the best olympian ever. 20-year supporter. committed big time. helps us enormously. gary hall is another great olympic athlete. a lot of great people but the stars are our buddy participants. buddies are riding 100 miles, 50 miles, walking 5-k, running, every aspect, giving speeches. michael is going to speak at the opening ceremony. >> reporter: you're speaking and participating in the athletic part, too? wench . >>
. the president will make his way from the east coast to the west coast with stops in iowa, colorado, california, and nevada. mitt romney will start the day in nevada and end the day in ohio. tracie potts with more on the final push before election day. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: aaron, good morning. we're going to see this the next couple of weeks. they're trying to hit all the battleground states, especially as we get new poll numbers showing things even tighter. for the first time in a major poll, governor romney is leading by one percentage point. in the reuters/ipsos poll, the president leads by one percentage point. so essentially they are tied heading into the final days. the president intends to make stops in eight different states over three days. governor romney, in at least three states, four different stops over the next two days. he says the debates have super charged his campaign. >> thank you, tracie. >>> the presidential debates may be more riveting than any sporting event. more than 58 million viewers watched the debate, according to nielsen. that's three times more the
california. after a delay, fans were treated to a smeshl musical performance arranged by deb by allen. it's new home will be the california science center where they hope it will inspire future generations of astronauts. >> this morning, naval officials are trying to figure out how two ships collided. . one ship hit another during routine operations. no one was hurt, and officials are still surveying the extent of the damage. both of the ships were able to return and dock on their own. fighter jets zeros in over the skies of virginia last night after two small planes entered no fly zones. they were intercepted within 15 minutes of each other. it was restricted air space because air force one just landed. both planes were escorted out of of the area. >> both president obama and mitt romney are preparing for tuesday's debate. the president is in williamsburg virginia for the next few days. he is planning on staying there until the debate. john kerry is again playing the role of romney, and romney is traveling all over ohio while preps for the debate. the match up is in new york, and it will
to slowly move through the streets of los angeles as it travels to the california science center. late last night the process was delayed for a few hours as crews prepared for it to cross a major overpass. crews also had to take down power lines for a short time leaving hundreds of people without power for that time. >> a tight squeeze there. >> it was a tight squeeze. no room for error. but what a spectacular sight. >>> the time is 9:06. coming up some new apple buzz. we have the must have item that could be announced this month. >> that's right. plus the investigation into google that could lead to a lawsuit against the search engine. >>> and there as new trend of early holiday shopping. what items should you go for now? what should you wait for? what's the best to buy online? we've had expert advice on all of that, next. >> we will continue to recover from the nats' heart breaker last night. how are you handling the loss this morning? share your pain. we're sharing it with you all online. join the conversation facebook and twitter. just search what makes the sleep number store different?
in california paid this time last year. there is also a gas shortage at some stations. >> chevron's facility in richmond is still down from the fire in august. exxon mobil's facility now in torrance suffering through power interruptions. it's tough to find gasoline because refinery production all of a sudden is taking a big drop. >> gas prices across the east coast are hovering around $4 a gallon. right now a gallon of regular in d.c. is as low as $3.86 down five cents from yesterday. filling up in maryland is $3.70. it is $3.60 in virginia down one cent and 3.87 in west virginia which is up three cents overnight. >>> safety investigators are looking into a possible recall of some honda minivans and suvs. the national highway traffic safety administration says they've received complaints about the honda odyssey and honda pilot from model years 2003 and 2004. the cars reportedly allowed drivers to remove the key when the transmission is not in park. that can result in the car rolling away. the safety program affects more than 500,000 cars. >>> american airlines is expected to be back at full
deal with power lines farther ahead on the route. the trip will end at the california science museum where the shuttle will spend its retirement, take a little rest there to prep. hundreds of trees were cleared away from the city, and sidewalks had to be closed. for pedestrians, looks like a lot of fun at the news desk. melissa mollet, news 4. >>> i think it ran through a red light. new this morning, the mars land rover curiosity appears to have made a very surprising yet familiar find on the red planet. while testing rocks for chemical compositions, curiosity uncovered a rock that is new to mars but very similar to ones found on earth around hawaii and other pacific islands. nasa is being very careful when it comes to describing what this means. curiosity landed there in august and is trying to uncover whether there was ever life on mars. >>> new this morning, the winner of the 2012 nobel peace prize. >> the nobel committee has decided that the nobel peace prize for 2012 is to be awarded to the european union. >> that announcement made just a short time ago in oslo, norway. the chai
. it was coach against coach at a youth football game in california. that is not the correct videotape. we will try to get that for you and tell you about this football game in california. here we go. youth coaches at a football game in california. this video a parent posted on loin of a coach charging and then tackling a rival coach right in front of their 13-year-old players. things got out of control. people tried to step in as well. that caused more fights, more chaos. no word this morning on why the coach went after the other team's coach. >>> a sigh of relief for redskins fans this morning. robert griffin iii will likely be ready to play ready to play on sunday. rg3 took part in a full practice yesterday and said he felt no ill effects of the mild concussion he suffered on sunday. he will still be evaluated daily and has not yet been cleared for contact. griffin says he's learned he needs to work harder to keep himself safe. >> a lot of people said after the game that he didn't necessarily need to make the run that he tried to make when he got hit, but it's a learning thing for him.
of italy. >>> the space shuttle "endeavour" at its new home in california. the shuttle arrived at the california science center on sunday. it was 17 hours late. it took three days to go 12 miles from the airport to the museum. a hiydraulic leak in the transporter contributed to the delay. tree trimmers had to account for the shuttle's wing span. >>> 75 years after becoming the first human to fly faster than the speed of sound, retired air force brigadier general chuck yeager is making some noise again. he sat in the backseat of an f-15 eagle that broke the sound barrier more than 30,000 feet above california's mojave des t desert. that's quite different than the experimental bell-x rocket he piloted into history on october 14th, 1947. >>> and an austrian sky diver, felix baumgartner, jumped from 24 miles up and reached speeds of more than 3,300 miles per hour before landing safely in the new mexico desert. check out this landing, perfection. baumgartner used a special capsule to travel up into the stratosphere. he wore a high tech suit to shield himself on the way down. he had
. >>> and next, it's happening from here to california. the event being called the great shakeout. as governor, i cut five billion dollars in spending and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility, grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. under the president's policies, middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. middle-income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300. this is a tax in and of itself. i'll call it the economy tax. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> welcome back. what would you do if an earthqu
of the manson family could soon be free after 40 years in prison. a california corrections board recommended parole for bruce davis. the 70-year-old was sentenced to life in prison for murdering two people in 1969. california governor jerry brown now has four months to review the recommendation. davis originally was granted parole in 2010. but then governor arnold schwarzenegger revoked the ruling. >>> federal authorities say friendly fire could have killed a u.s. border control agent. agent nicholas ivy was killed and another agent injured earlier this week along the mexico border. police arrested two men who could be connected to the incident. the agents were responding to nan alarm going off near the border. >>> leaders at the united nations are worried serious civil war could soon grow into a regional conflict. the turkish military continues to attack syrian military positions and could soon send troops into that country. the prime minister now has the authority to launch large scale military operations, including ground troops, if he deemed it necessary. syrians have responded to the at
're no earned your benefits. don't let mitt romney take them away. >>> a california woman found a meteorite. weber says the rock hit her roof on wednesday but didn't think anything of it until she read that debris from the meteor could be found in her area. scientists are now searching the area for other space rocks. >> we've been talking about the orionid meteor shower. unfortunately, we found out this weekend, because of all the city lights in d.c., you couldn't get a look at it saturday night. she got a close-up look. >> it kind of looked like a fig. i wouldn't have thought of it. >> i'm sure you can look for it on ebay sometime soon. >> we hope you had a great weekend, everybody. outside it's a little chilly but clear. we're having a great morning so far, and we're really looking forward to a warmup. >> we could see temperatures climb to nearly 30 degrees in a day. can you believe that? the time is 4:58. we're talking about temperatures in the 40s. you're waking up to cool conditions. again, that's all about to change. tom kierein is here. tom, you didn't get the memo. every
francisco. stevens was the u.s. ambassador to libya. he grew up and went to college in california. senator dianne feinstein and libya's ambassador to the u.s. are expected to attend today's service at san francisco city hall. >>> also today, a funeral for former pennsylvania senator arlen specter. specter died on sunday at the age of 82 with a lengthy patbat with non-hodgkins lymphoma. the moderate democrat was 82 years old. vice president joe biden is set to attend a memorial and burial outside philadelphia. president obama ordered the flags at the white house to be flown at half staff. >>> family members of one-time presidential candidate george mcgovern say the 90-year-old is now in hospice. mcgovern represented south dakota in the u.s. senate for 18 years and unsuccessfully ran for the white house against presidenrichard nixon in 1972. his family did not give details on his condition. >>> it is 6:06 right now. ahead, the small town scandal that's grabbing international headlines. >>> plus say it ain't so. we are already talking about snow. [ female announcer ] as you're making your dec
from southern california where a fire bomb attack rocked a convenience store. this man reportedly threw a molotov cocktail at a man in what police call an unprovoked attack. a woman and her child nearby were able to get away in time. police are still trying to figure out who did it and why. >>> at 6:15, police say the man accused of opening fire at a wisconsin day spa slashed his wife's tires two weeks ago. police say 45-year-old radcliffe haughton's wife had a restraining order against him. yesterday haughton walked into the brook field spa where she worked and started shooting. three were killed and four others hurt. it's not clear whether haughton's wife is among the victims. witnesses say they heard gunfire and saw smoke shortly after haughton walked into the building. >> we saw all the cops pulling guns out of their car and putting on vests. >> i saw a girl in her 20s holding a paper towel to her neck because she was bleeding from the neck. >> police spent hours searching for haughton. they found him dead inside the spa from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. police say it could take
slow 12-mile journey to the california science center. that trip will take two days. the transporter that the shuttle is being carried on is only moving at two miles an hour. in order to make this happen, crews had to cut down 400 trees and remove dozens of traffic lights. in some places, the shuttle will come within inches of buildings. >> yikes. >> that would be cool to see. you cannot reach out and touch it. >> watch out you don't get in the way. 4:37. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," doing what they can to help. the donation to a family of a man found beaten in eastern market. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> may juror troub
on college campuses this year. he'll fly to the buckeye state from california where he wrapped up a lucrative fund-raising trip last night in san francisco. >>> another death linked to that meningitis outbreak. the centers for disease control says at least 105 people have been sickened by that rare fungal infection. nine people are dead, two of those deaths were in maryland and virginia. health officials linked the outbreak to steroid shots used for back pain. the shots were made by a speclty pharmacy in massachusetts. the cdc telling doctors, stop using any drugs made by that pharmacy. this form of meningitis is not contagious. >>> check your freezer. giant is voluntarily recalling a popular gelato because of a possible salmonella contamination related to peanut butter. talenti cook lat peanut butter cup gelato. take your receipt to giant for a full refund. at least 35 salmonella cases in 19 states including maryland and virginia are linked to a peanut company in new mexico. sunland shut down its plant after fda confirmed salmonella found there. the company provides products to trader joe's,
. >>> plus why it may now pay to own a home in the d.c. area. >>> this morning people in northern california are cleaning up from some wild weather. here's a look at one of several funnel clouds spotted near sacramento. the national weather service confirms at least five tornadoes touched down last night. strong winds damaged roofs, uprooted trees, and knocked over a tractor trailer. so far there are no reports of any injuries there. >>> 4:41. time for weather and traffic on the ones. we're having nice weather. i love it. >> especially for this time of year. >> we have gorgeous autumn color too. good morning, time for weather and traffic on the ones at 4:41. >>> not as chilly this morning. here are the area temperatures. right now in the 40s in the nearbyuburbs and rural areas. 46 at reagan national. by 6:30, 50 degrees. a partly cloudy morning by the lunch hour. should be near 70 there. here's the hour by hour forecast for the entire region. we will soar to the upper 70s by midafternoon. a delightful day coming up, partly cloudy, and not a lot of humidity. i'm back in ten minutes with the s
. >>> the man who opened fire on a california family is still on the run. overnight, a third family member died from injuries. two others are still recovering. police say someone who does not appear to be related started shooting inside the family's business in suburban l.a. yesterday, then went to their nearby home and continued firing. police also don't think the man ever worked for the family. the gunman is believed to have taken off in that family's car. >>> we've learned new details about a shooting, this one at a megachurch in georgia. the man was committed to a mental health facility in maryland. police arrested 51-year-old floyd palmer. in 2001, he was charged with attempted murder, assault and handgun charges in baltimore but was released in 2005. palmer was also once a church employee. the church is run by a well-known televangelist and pastor. >>> today we'll get an update on the purple line. prince george's county hosting a purple line business summit in green belt to discuss the economic impact of that proposed line, that 16-mile light rail line will extend from carolton to bethesd
three days to travel 12 miles to the home of the california science center. "endeavour" crept through the streets of los angeles at just 2 miles per hour. it finally arrived at the museum yesterday 17 hours late. the shuttle had trouble making sharp turns, surprise, surprise, and avoiding some light poles there in the l.a. area as well. the carrier also began leaking oil, apparently. >>> right now the former captain of the shipwrecked costa concordia is in court. fran che francesco scuttino seen here on the left. more than 1,000 victims, survivors are in the court as well. he's accused of manslaughter, abandoning ship, and other charges. he denies the charges and is suing to get his job back. in january, 32 people on board that ship died in the accident. meanwhile, salvage teams are working around the clock to stabilize the costa concordia. they hope to roll over the ship and get it floating again by spring. >>> friends and co-workers of two men seriously injured in a fiery crash are raising money to help cover their medical bills. hector, shown in the hat, and santos work as bar back
cents in a week and 12 cents overnight. that's 67 cents more than drivers in california paid this time last year. there is also a gas shortage at some stations. >> still down from the fire in august. exxon mobil's facility in torrance suffering through power interruptions. it's tough to find gasoline because refinery production is taking a big drop. >>> let's talk about us. gas prices across the east coast are inching higher near $4 a gallon. and we just checked. right now a gallon of regular in d.c. is as low as $3.86. that's five cents down from yesterday. filling up in maryland cost an average of $3.70. $3.60 in virginia and $3.87 in west virginia. >>> new security rules take effect this weekend for new york students taking the s.a.t. or a.c.t. in the wake of a massive cheating scandal. students must present a photo i.d. before the test and their photo will appear on the test admission ticket. last year 20 high school students were charged with hiring recent graduates to take the test in their place. >>> thousands of anxious shoppers shut down a busy street in san francisco. they we
, fans were treated to a special musical performance. it's new home will be the california science center, where officials hope it will inspire future generations of astronauts. >>> and naval officials are trying to figure out how two ships collided. a navy submarine hit another ship yesterday afternoon during routine operations. both ships are based in norfolk. both ships are operating on their own power. >> two women are recovering this morning after an apartment fire. it started last night around 5. firefighters say the fire started in the kitchen. both women went to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. fighter jets went into action last night as two small planes went into no fly zones. the area was restricted because air force one had just landed. both planes were escorted out of the area and continued on their flight paths. >> both president obama and mitt romney are preparing for tuesday's debate and campaigning in swing states. the president is in williamsburg, virginia, and it planning on staying there until the debate. john kerry is once again playing the role of romn
will remain closed as a precaution. a tsunami advisory also remains in effect for northern california. >>> ten people had to go to the hospital after a car hit two metro buss in northwest d.c. a cadillac on new hampshire avenue -- say a cadillac on new hampshire avenue hit a metro bus head on. eight people on board were injured, police say the crash caused the cadillac to hit another metro bus traveling in the opposite direction. two people on board were taken to the hospital along with the cadillac driver. police say none of the injuries are life-threatening. >> hundreds of people voted early, causing problems at polling places in the district. people waited in long lines to cast their vote in the election. eight early voting sites opened for the first time yesterday across the district. many voters say workers at these polling sites were not prepare for the large crowds. >> we've just been told that it's going to take us a little bit longer because there are only two voting machines that are working in ward 8. if you were in a different ward you could go vote over there in ward 8. >> the lin
's a funnel cloud spotted in northern california. people living near sacramento are cleaning up from wild weather. the national weather service confirms at least five tornadoes touched down last night. strong winds damaged roofs, uprooted trees, and knocked over a tractor trailer. so far there are no reports of any injuries. and news 4's tony tull is at the live desk with breaking news. tony, good morning to you. >> good morning. >>> a tropical storm warning has been issued for jamaica as tropical storm sandy nears and is expected to grow. as of now, the max sustained winds are 45 miles per hour. the u.s. national hurricane center says it expects sandy to become a hurricane in jamaica by wednesday. so we're going to continue to keep an eye on this. at the live desk, tony tull, news 4. >> tony, thank you. >> time is 5:21. time for a check of weather and traffic on the ones. >> storm team meteorologist tom kierein with more on this balmy weather we're having. i like this weather. >>> we've got the peak autumn color around the metro area. absolutely gorgeous. and not as cold this morning. mu
." "thank you." now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> welcome back. at 6:15. a california film commissioner is defending a decision to shut down a major freeway to film scenes from "the hangover 3." the commissioner says the film benefits the state economically. >>> a traffic alert in d.c. military road is about to close. it's closing right now in both directions at 42nd street because of emergency repairs. news 4's tony tull live in friendship heights with how long the repairs might last. >> reporter: good morning. good news and bad news. bad news first. the repairs that ddot was going to do to military road at 43rd street was supposed to end at 7:15. it's not going to finish until 10:00 a.m. this morning. you're going to need to find an alternate route. take a live look. ddot just arrived on scene a few minutes ago. they're about to shut down military road between 43rd and 42nd street. sos that the good news. you'll be able to hop on reno or wisconsin to get around the road closure. you will not have to take nevada as i stated earlier. as you can see, there's plates on the gr
declines just yet. drivers in california paid $4.23 a gallon wednesday. 45 cents higher than the national average. why prices in the northeast are at or near highs for the year. so what's driving prices higher? you have refinery and pipeline problems, which have cut into gas supplies on the coast, driving up prices in states that usually have some of the highest prices in the country anyway. so no relief at the pump just yet. >> thank you. >>> a louisiana man now has his high school class ring 40 years later. >> turns out someone very close to him had it all this time. gayle guthro lost the ring while out on a beach with friends in 1972. another man who went to the same school years earlier found the ring, had every intention of finding the owner, but never took the time to do it. >> i took it home, put it in a jewelry box and basically forgot about it for 40 years. and it traveled around the country with me in different jobs and went overseas, and came back to lake charles with me about 1990. >> giles recently returned to his old neighborhood and connected the ring with its rightful owne
-founder sergey brin says he expects the cars to be available in the next decade. california has already signed the bill. >>> the time is 6:06. ahead, the spike in injuries that could mean changes for hundreds of thousands of high schoolers. [ male announcer ] if barack obama is re-elected, what will the next four years be like? one: the debt will grow from $16 trillion to $20 trillion. two: 20 million americans could lose their employer-based health care. three: taxes on the middle class will go up by $4,000. four: energy prices will continue to go up. and five: $716 billion in medicare cuts that hurt current seniors. five reasons we can't afford four more years of barack obama. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> if you have ever dreamed of controlling things with your mind, that dream is about to become reality. this is the muse. a headband that is described as a kind of heart monitor for your brain. it records the user's emotions, moods, and level of concentration. the creators say it could be linked to apps that you could control with your mind, everything from games to control
it back to you. >>> transportation leaders in southern california are coming under fire with plans to shut down a major roadway for a movie. one of the freeways running through orange county will be closed for the latest installment of the hangover series. it's the first time a county freeway will be shut down for filming. the county's film commissioner defended that decision, calling the filming an economic benefit for the state. >>> hockey could soon be making a comeback. the nhl made a new offer to the players association in hopes of starting the season two weeks from now. the proposal includes a full 82-game season which would start november 2nd. the league locked out the players last month when the current collective bargaining agreement expired. union officials requested time to review the proposal. >>> boy, that video never gets old. >> it never does. >> the nfl confirms beyonce will be performing at the super bowl xlvii halftime show. the question is who will join her on stage? the 16-time grammy winner sported this photo on her tumblr page. new orleans will host the game at the su
.a. as it travels to the california science center. late last night the process was delayed for a few hours as crews prepared for it to cross an overpass on the 405. crews also had to take down power lines for a short time. that left hundreds of people without power for just a little while. >> this is a huge inconvenience. >> huge endeavor you might say. >> so clever, richard. they cut down all those trees on the 405. they don't have a mass transit way in l.a. the road is the way to go. it is a cool thing. history being made. >>> the time is 6:08. good morning. how a clinic is making it easy for you to get a flu shot today. >> the fix american arms is making to prevent passenger seat problems during a flight. >> and the apple buzz. analysts weigh in on the new must have item that could be announced later this month. >> we are all continuing to recover from the nats heart breaker last night. how are you holding up and handling the loss this morning? join the conversation on facebook and twitter. >>> today people near denver will gather to remember the young life of a 10-year-old colorado girl whose b
to libya. he grew up and went to college in california. senator dianne feinstein and libya's ambassador to the u.s. are expected to attend today's service at san francisco's city hall. >>> two virginia hikers found safe in montana after being stranded for days in the snow will return home today. neal peckens of herndon and jason hiser of richmond went hiking in glacier national park last week. family reported them missing when they did not catch a flight home on friday. neal's mother says the pair hiked into the back country and fell into a ravine. they were stranded in cold temperatures and more than a foot of snow. park rangers found the men safe around 3:30 yesterday afternoon. >> i never felt that this was going to end catastrophically. i never felt that somet happened to him. >> peckens and hiser were taken to the hospital and given a clean bill of health. it's not clear what time he'll be arriving home today. >>> today is the deadline for metro to have completed installing cell phone service for all its underground stations. metro will testify to congress about why that project wo
above california. people living in the area reported hearing a loud boom and seeing bright lights. astronomers captured these bright fire balls streaking across the night sky. they say the fire balls are part of an ongoing meteor shower that will reach its peek this weekend. cool show. you don't have to pay anything. >> we have a quick correction about the national christmas tree lighting. earlier we said you can enter to win tickets to that event starting today. it actually does not start until next thursday, october 25th. >> we'll remind you of that when we get to it next thursday. >>> time for weather and traffic on the 1s. tom kierein with the forecast now. >> good morning. off to a clear start. hometown forecast. it will be in the upper 40s under a clear sky. by noontime, the upper 60s and partly cloudy. a rapid warm-up this morning in the low 70s by mid afternoon, could get some thunderstorms between 6:00 and perhaps as late as 10:00 p.m. some of those storms, they could be severe with damaging winds. a look at friday and into next week. your seven-day outlook is in ten minu
in a california courtroom yesterday. prosecutors are trying to revoke his probation and send him back to prison for two years. they say he violated self-terms of his probation. he has been in jail without bond since he was arrested two weeks ago. another hearing in that case scheduled for next month. >>> in just a few hours, we'll find out more about the body found a few miles from where a 10-year-old girl was reported missing. police in colorado will give an update about jessica ridgeway. right now they will not confirm if the body is that of the missing girl. yesterday they say ridgeway was abducted. >>> the state of pennsylvania revoking jerry sandusky's $59,000 pension in the wake of his child sex abuse conviction. sandusky's wife dottie will not be entitled to any benefits either. a lawyer says he plans to fight that decision. on tuesday, sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years behind bars for molesting ten boys over a 15-year period. >>> the captain of the cruise ship that capsized off the italian coast is suing after he was fired. ske tino is suing for wrongful dismissal and is deman
today. >>> welcome back at 6:26. a shark attack killed a 39-year-old surfer off a southern california coast. the man was surfing in santa barbara when the shark bit him. a friend was able to drag him out of the water, but he died before paramedics arrived. there were no shark warning signs posted in the area, but police say shark sightings are not rare. >>> everything is bigger in texas, they say, and that includes the speed limit. today a new toll road with an 85-mile-per-hour speed limit opens in the lone star state. supporters say it offers an alternative to congested roads and is safe as long as drivers follow the rules. those against the high speed limit say that 85 miles an hour simply is not safe for any driver. police say the speed limit does not worry them, but the highway runs through a rural area, causing the potential for accidents with wildlife. >> my car can't even get up to 85. >> i'm sure it kid. even with the lower speed, the wildlife, if you live in a place where there are deer and other animals that run out. >> you're not going to see it at 85 miles an hour. >>> it
in ohio in recent weeks. the president flies to the battleground state from california where a series of fund-raisers helped generate millions of dollars for his campaign. >>> republicans are focusing on another battleground state, north carolina. senator john mccain and house speaker john boehner are some of the gop leaders who will campaign for mitt romney in the tar heel state. the republican presidential nominee will visit north carolina later in the week. he campaigned in virginia yesterday. romney criticized president obama's foreign policy. he also vowed to be tougher on iran and help rebel forces in syria. foreign policy will be the focus of the next presidential debate which takes place next week. >>> 5:03. family and friends are mourning the death of a missing fairfax teen. brian glenn disappeared last week. his body was found yesterday in a park. glenn's family issued a statement saying the discovery was a great shock and they need to let the investigation run its course. investigators are looking into the exact cause of death but sources tell news 4 they do not believe it
examined absentee voting in california for two decades and found that absentee votes are twice as likely to not be counted as votes cast on modern machines. the study said that in 2008, as many as 21% of absentee ballots across the nation were never counted. >>> melissa at the live desk with some breaking news. >> this is something that has just happened the past couple of minutes here. wikileaks has started releasing more than 100 classified files from the department of defense. the files are from the past decade. they'll be released over the next month, including information on guantanamo bay, procedures in detention camps as well as detailed interrogation manuals. we'll have more of that coming up. >>> the trial begins today of two people accused of giving alcohol to minors killed in a crash. prosecutors say debbie franco and her son joshua gave alcohol to three teenagers before a january 28th crash in krofton. police say britney walker was driving the wrong way along route 50 when she slammed into another car. walker, zachary rose and franco's daughter brianna and the other driver di
advisory is in effect for other parts of coastal oregon and northern california. overnight, a small wave came ashore in craig, alaska. >>> in less than two hours, thousands of runners will start pounding their way through the streets of arlington and d.c. for the 37th annual marine corps marathon. runners are actually going to -- they're at the starting line right now. we want to take a look real quick at the map of the course. many of the roads seen here are closed. there will be rolling closures throughout the morning. right now parts of route 110, washington boulevard, wilson boulevard, the memorial bridge and madison drive are shut down. coming up in 30 minutes we'll have a live report from that course. i know you ran into a couple road blocks on the way in. >> yes. >> you made it here. >> did i make it. >> yes. >> hopefully everyone can make it to the race today. the time right now is 6:80. >>> the computer model shows sandy will likely make landfall north of the d.c. region. >> we'll take you live to the jersey shore to check out conditions there. >>> don't let your guard down here
and depression. >>> new this morning, an earthquake rattled central california. the quake hitover night near salinas. it triggered at least four aftershocks. no reports of damage or injuries. >> this week we're expecting to find out if lance arms strong will be strips of his seven tour de france titles. armstrong continues to deny the claims. >>> the wait could be almost forever for the highly anticipated ipad mini. apple is trying to compete with smaller and cheaper tablets. >> and pc users, get ready for the next generation of windows, it will release windows eight on friday. early reviews say it's looks and feels much different than earlier versions of windows. it's also releasing the very first tablet computer and a new online music service called xbox music. kren phone thefts a-- cell phon has been on the rise, but police in new york say cell phones now account for 40% of all robberies. wireless carriers are supposed to release databases of stolen phones. national databases are in the works for the next year. >> a new taxi cab company is opening to arrive in virginia. the "washington ex
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